The best in the fleet: 15 charity Christmas gifts for 2022

At RNLI Shop, you’ll find festive treasures that will bring a little magic to every member of your crew – and they’ll help to save lives, too. 

A Christmas stocking and side table are festively decorated beside a staircase – both are filled to the brim with RNLI goodies

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We’ve made you a list and checked it twice, so you can leave something thoughtful for your loved one under the tree, while also giving something special to lifeboat volunteers at sea. This is Christmas shopping that cares for every one …

Gifts for foodies

Few things feel as special as unwrapping a Christmas hamper filled with all your favourite treats. Whether sweet or savoury, your loved one will be delighted to unwrap these delicious treasures. 

Sweet Treats Garden Trug, £20 

A wicker basket filled with preserves, biscuits and fruit cake

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Grandma Wild's Oaty Biscuits for Cheese, Slate Board and Cheese Knife Set, £13

A silver cheese knife is placed against a black slate serving board, with three different flavoured packets of biscuits for cheese

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Gifts for kids

Your littlest lifesavers will be bursting with joy to find one of these wonderful new toys under the tree – and the whole family can join in to make magical memories together on Christmas Day. 

RNLI Crew Bowling Set, £15

A set of 10 bowling pins with two black boules next to them. Each of the pins are painted as an RNLI lifeboat crew member in full kit.

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Noah Recycled Lifeboat Bear, £12

Noah Bear is soft, cuddly and made from recycled plastics. He wears a long-sleeved blue fleece top with ‘RNLI’ embroidered on the front

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RNLI Against the Tide Jigsaw Puzzle (1000 pieces), £14

Puzzle your way through a stormy rescue as RNLI lifesavers race to the rescue

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Gifts for adventurers

We’ve got every explorer covered this Christmas with useful essentials to keep them safe on their adventures – and every purchase will help protect lifeboat crews on rescues, too. 

Aquapac RNLI Waterproof Phone Case, £20

A man in a towelling hooded robe beside the sea is holding their mobile phone in an RNLI-branded waterproof pouch

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Car Shaped Survival Tool, £5

A stainless steel multi-purpose tool, with 11 handy functions, in the shape of a car

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Gifts for self-care 

Watch your loved one’s face light up with these luxurious gifts to help them feel comforted and cared for this festive season. 

Relaxing Beauty Box, £42

A tray of RNLI-branded beauty products, including bath salts, soap and a candle, sit on a white tray on the windowsill of a bright bathroom

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RNLI Sea Dreams Gift Set, £12.50

Three RNLI branded beauty products fragranced with lime, basil and mandarin

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Gifts under £10 

It’s often the smallest gifts that matter most. Whether it’s a thoughtful stocking filler or the perfect secret Santa present, these little treasures will have a huge impact for RNLI volunteers on call this Christmas.

RNLI Icons Map A5 Journal with Pen, £8

This A5 journal comes with a pen in signature RNLI orange. The front cover of the journal is illustrated by Crew Member Jonty Storey, inspired by the RNLI’s lifesaving work across the UK and Ireland.

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RNLI Flag Cap in Navy, £6

Our exclusive RNLI baseball cap comes in navy, with an embroidered RNLI flag logo on the front

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Lifesaving gifts 

Choose from our range of virtual gifts to show RNLI volunteers they’re in your thoughts this winter. You’ll receive a gift card in the post, which you can personalise with your own message, to help your loved one see how they’ll be lighting the way home for crews this Christmas. 

Sea gloves for a crew member, £25

When you buy a virtual gift, like sea gloves for a crew member, we’ll send you a gift card you can personalise with your own message to give to a loved one

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Fuel for a lifeboat, £10

When you buy a virtual gift, like fuel for a lifeboat, we’ll send you a gift card you can personalise with your own message to give to a loved one.

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Gifts for water lovers  

For incredible quality that will last for years to come, kit from Helly Hansen will protect your loved ones from all the elements when they’re out on the water – and it’s even approved by RNLI lifeboat crews! The perfect present for someone special – including yourself. 

Helly Hansen Men’s Pier Jacket, Navy, £185

The Pier jacket is made with HELLY TECH® Performance fabric and features a high protective collar, fleece-lined hand pockets and SOLAS-approved reflectives for safety on and around the water

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Helly Hansen Women’s Pier Jacket, Navy, £180

This Helly Hansen sailing jacket is made with HELLY TECH® Performance fabric that will keep you dry from the outside and warm on the inside

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RNLI lifeboat crews are on call right now, facing cold weather and rough seas – all to save people they’ve never met. You could give them a Christmas gift they’ll always remember by keeping them safe with a kind donation today. 

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